Job Vacancy

Health, Safety & Fire Consultant, Residential and Nursing Homes – Contract Basis


Location: Across all UK regions

Salary: Competitive Rates (Depending on Qualification & Experience)

Job Type: Contract Basis (Project-Based)

Hours of Work: Generally, Monday to Friday

Start Date: Subject to Satisfactory DBS Check

With our evolving expansion, Delphi Care Solutions Task Force team are looking for proficient and passionate health, safety and fire professionals, to share their skills and knowledge with health and social care providers. This position is suited to candidates who want to grow their career in an established, innovative, healthcare improvement company. We offer a full wrap around support service to care providers across the UK, from mock CQC inspections, turnaround and crisis management, interim management and occupancy support, health, safety and fire advisory and assessment to subscription packages for the maintenance for care quality and regulatory compliance.

Job Details

Reports To: Task Force Team Lead

Direct Reports: None

Delphi Care Solutions are seeking highly proficient and passionate health, safety and fire professionals to provide assessment, audit, advisory, customised strategy support to our clients within Residential and Nursing Care Homes across all UK regions. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying areas of improvement, implementing relevant changes, and ensuring the service is prioritising the well-being and offering highest level of safety of services users and staff.

In this exciting and challenging role, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting thorough assessment of each care home to identify areas of improvement
  • Formulating customised strategies to mitigate risk
  • Evaluating evacuation procedures
  • Recommending state-of-the-art fire prevention measures
  • Ensuring compliance with industry regulations and best practices
  • Evaluating protocols and emergency procedures
  • Assessing staff training

About You

As a Health, Safety & FireConsultant, you will be a highly organised individual, able to deliver expert risk management, compliance support and conducting a range of assessments and audits, ensuring timely completion within our exciting and fast-paced projects. You must possess the ability to effectively work both on your own and as part of a team and hold good verbal and written communication skills. You will be able to work under pressure, be responsible and able to adapt quickly to changing requirements. You must be proactive, analytical and be able to make decisions in line with what you deem is achievable, and thereafter deliver it.

Role Requirements

  • NEBOSH general certificate or equivalent.
  • Fire Safety (Fire Auditor) Certificate or relevant fire safety training.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Health and Safety and Fire Risk Assessments, ideally in the UK Health and Social Care Sector.
  • Excellent numeracy & literacy skills
  •  Committed to continued professional development.
  •  Commitment to Equality and Diversity
  •  Commitment to Health & Safety.
  •  Knowledge of Risk Assessment / Health & Safety Procedures and determination of solutions to hazards and risks.
  •  Experience of carrying out Fire Safety Inspections, applying and supporting the implementation of appropriate Legislation within the Regulators Code.
  •  Knowledge of relevant Fire Safety and associated Safety Legislation.
  •  Experience of maintaining records and handling sensitive and confidential information.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to challenge and accept challenges from internal and external stakeholders appropriately, within a legislative framework.
  •  Problem solving skills, including the ability to gather and evaluate information from various sources and determine potential solutions.
  •  Ability to communicate complex information to various agencies in person and in writing.
  •  Ability to interpret plans and section drawings to a variety of scales.
  • Access to own vehicle
  • Full UK driving licence
  • DBS registered with the rolling update system

What We Offer

  • Review applications and get back in touch within 24 hours (next business day)
  • Best market pay rates
  • Instant access to “Support Network”
  • Regular touch points to discuss upcoming project opportunities
  • Prompt weekly payment with no undue delays
  • Full expense policy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Autonomy & Independence
  • Variety of Assignments
  • Tax Benefits (Being self-employed)
  • No long-term commitment

If you are a highly proficient and passionate health, safety and fire professional with a proficiency and passion to provide assessment, audit, advisory, customised strategy support in within the health and social care sector especially in residential and nursing homes, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. While we offer a competitive pay rate, we equally provide opportunities for professional growth and development. Please note, this role is on an independent/contract basis. The Delphi team will provide you with ongoing support and guidance for the duration of each contract while always aiming to offer work within your region/locality to avoid a long commute. Collaboration and teamwork are essential in the social care sector and by working together, sharing knowledge and expertise, care teams can provide the best possible care and support for their people, helping them to achieve their goals and live fulfilling lives.

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